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away from fundamentally every position that he had taken. you cannot cut taxes by $5 trillion as he's doing and simply say, oh, i don't have that tax cut. i'm not going to cut taxes for the wealthy when the average high-income earner is going to get a $250,000 tax cut. >> let me stop you right there because the romney campaign has a new ad just out on that point and say the president and his team are aligned when they call it a $5 trillion tax cut. >> president obama continues to distort mitt romney's economic plan. the latest, not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. the ap says it doesn't add up. abc news, mostly fiction, even the obama campaign admitted it it wasn't true. >> well, okay, stipulated it won't be near $5 trillion. >> so does the campaign now accept that the cuts will be less than $5 trillion? >> no, absolutely not. i mean, look, if you're going to reduce the bush tax rates by 20% in the estate tax, in the amt, change the corporate rate and a whole host of other changes it epzs up in a reduction of revenue. the question for governor romney is what loopholes
immediately rescued general motors. we made sure we cut taxes for the middle class and in addition to that, and when that occurred, what did romney do? romney said, no, let detroit go bankrupt. we helped people refinance their homes. governor romney said, no, let foreclosures hit the bottom. it shouldn't be surprising for a guy that says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. my friend recently said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are, my mom and dad, the people i grew up with, my neighbors. they pay more taxes than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. they are elderly who are living off of soecial security. they are veterans. i've had it up to here with this notion that 47% -- it's about time they take some responsibility here. and instead of signing pledging to grover nord quist not to ask the wealthiest to contribute to bring back the middle class, they should say to the middle class, we're going to level the playing field. we're going to give you a fair shot again. we are going to not repeat the mistakes we ma
, healthcare and housing not in prisons. i agree with henry george that a tax on land is the fairest tax. land should be taxed according to location or value. improvements to land should be taxed. income should be steeply graduated so that those with very little income and no tax and the wealthy, including big corporations pay high rates. another pen i shale fact is sin tax. increase taxes on tobacco, alcohol, dunns and fossil fume and begin taxing marijuana and gambling. election reform, i've been working for it since in the 1930s. we need fair pal will the access, proportional representation and fair vote. rocky anderson, the former mayor of salt lake city is running for president. he has run no huge hurdles to organize the new justice party anderson says the two major parties have a strangle hold on the ballot. >> i'm sorry hour five minutes are -- our five minutes are up. thank you for coming in. we want to remind you if you'd like to see a this again, you may as well as other candidates' statements on abc2news.com/politics and don't forget to vote on tuesday, november 6th. >> thank you ve
. >> these people are my mom and dad, the people i grew up with. my neighbors. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays on his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan got personal. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from pennsylvania, i'm from wisconsin. you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> it's 10%. >> yeah. >> you know what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that's how it's going all around america. >> reporter: for a vice presidential debate, the stakes were high tonight. after mitt romney's big win in denver and president obama's no-show performance there, biden needed to stop the bleeding. ryan was going for the jugular, seeking to build the momentum republicans are feeling. >> the next time you hear them say, don't worry about it, we'll get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watch out, middle class. the tax bill is coming to you. >> reporter: there was a stark generation gap on that stage tonight. joe biden, born in 1942, is older than the baby boomers. paul ryan, born in 1970, is younger than the baby boomers. and rya
. it covers a wide range of issues like like the economy. >> pushing and continuation of a tax cut that will give $500 billion in tax cuts to 120,000 families. and they're holding hostage the middle class tax cut. >> did they come in and inheart a tough situation? yes but we're going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> reporter: medicare. >> they have not been big on medicare from the start. >> reporter: and foreign policy. >> this is issue will be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it is indicative of a broader problem. and that is what we're watching on the tv screens is the unraveling of the foreign policy. >> many expected bide ton come out swinging. >> for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for this. >> they are my mom and dad my neighbors. >> reporter: and ryan had the burden of expectations, they were caught with hair hands into the cooky jar. >> reporter: in the end it was not about the pair on stage as it was the men on the top of their ticket. >> big nations and this presi
withler taxes and simpler tax code. for the democrats, i think the government should be out of your social life. >> you've been listening to nick chloe last mueller. to see this interview and other canned interviews, log on to abc2news.com/politics. don't forget to vote tuesday november the 6th. >> all right. we'll have much more candidate interviews throughout the monthment tonight hi is down ated yard. >> and the best spot. i'm joce sterman. >> have a good evening. >> go o's.
every issue. >> watch out, middle-class. the tax bill is coming to you. >> that's a bunch of mularkey. >> why is that so? >> because not a single thing he said is accurate. >> reporter: joe biden and paul ryan didn't give an inch to one another. we have the details from danville, kentucky. >>> also, moving day, for the space shuttle "endeavour." it is starting a two-day trip through the streets of los angeles. >>> the postal service adds a penny to the cost of your forever stamps. its newest effort to stop all the red ink. >>> and the san francisco giants and detroit tigers are looking forward in baseball's playoffs. two more teams will move today. >>> good friday morning, everybody. it was a decidedly different debate than last week's presidential faceoff. this time, joe biden and paul ryan clash on virtually every issue, stopping short of, basically, calling each other liars. >> now, the question is who won? and overnight yahoo! poll of 130,000 people may have the best answer of all. and it was 50/50. abc's brandi hitt is in danville, kentucky. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: goo
. so many bureaucrats making decisions about your lives. yes, folks, it's a tax. in fact, it's 21 new taxes at last count. i believe we have to get government out of the way so business can create jobs. i have a plan to show you how i can do it. thank you very much for your time. we built this country. now let's get pack to work, all of us. i'd like to work for you in washington but i'd lack you to get out and vote in november. >> $16 trillion debt, housing market stagnant at best. where do you start? >> we can go back to the 2008 budget. people forget that barack obama in the past three and a half years and my opponent in congress have increased the size of government by 20%. i don't see any benefit. i think we have it go back it that 2008 baseline and within four or five years reduce it by 17% every year we'll be back to a balanced budget. condoleezza rice said education is the civil rights struggle of the day. >> condi dave a great speech at republican convention. i think we have to go toward school choice and voucher. the money as to follow the kids. my wife drew up in sweden. the
. it calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: the candidates pounced on tv ads. romney does want to cut tax rates that would reduce revenue by $5 trillion over ten years. romney has refused to say which one, leaving him open to attack. >> today, mitt romney will launch an attack of his own, delivering a foreign policy speech slamming president obama's middle east policy. rock and paula. >> all right, tahman bradley, live in washington this monday morning. thank you, tahman. >>> and of course, the main event this week is thursday's vice presidential debate, abc's eastern, 6:00 pacific.t 9:00 >>> and politics overseas now, it is another victory for venezuela venezuelian president hugo chavez. chavez although is battling cancer received 54% of the vote, leaving his supporters to celebrate right there in the streets. voter turnout was more than 80%. that's the highest in decades and the election was largely peaceful. >>> the origin of a drone that crossed into israeli territory over the weekend is mystery this morning. israeli military shot down the unmanned aircraft in a remote area to avo
issues. like whether tax rates can be lowered without adding to the deficit. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's precisely what we're proposing. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times, actually. >> it has never been done before. >> jack kennedy lowered tax rates, increased growth. ronald reagan -- >> oh, now you're jack kennedy? >> reporter: biden went right at ryan over mitt romney's controversial comments calling 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes irresponsible. >> the idea, if you heard that, that little sol little quill on 47%, you think he just made a mistake, then i got a bridge to sell you. >> i think the vice president very well knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. >> reporter: when biden wasn't talking, he seemed oddly amused. by our count -- smiling or breaking out in laughter 92 separate times. expressive, often interrupting and occasionally personal. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal. >> what
respective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan said the administration failed the middle class. >> we're going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> reporter: side by side at the same table, biden and ryan were not shy about directly engaging each other. sometimes with harsh attacks. sometimes with humor. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the word don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. >> reporr: with the polls tightening, the president needs to fire up his democratic base, while romney need to convert 2008 obama voters. rob, paula, last night here in kentucky, both of them got a lot of help from their running mates. >> karen, can we say there was a winner? can we call it a draw? i was looking at several polls, three gave it to paul ryan. three gave the to joe biden. was there a winner? or was this a tie? >> yeah, paula those instant reactions were showing voters were evenly split. but i think if you have to pick who really got what they wanted t
seen. this one got personal. >> jack kennedy lowered taxes -- >> now, you're jack kennedy. >> reporter: barb after barb. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. but i think people will be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> well, don't take all of the four minutes then. >> reporter: biden was often dominant. maybe a little too dominant. republicans claimed he interrupted ryan 82 times. often breaking out in laughter. even when ryan was talking about iranian nukes. >> and all i have to point to -- >> reporter: biden was all-smiles when he accused ryan of basically not telling the truth. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal. >> what does that mean, a bunch of stuff? >> it's -- >> it's irish. >> we irish call it mularkey. >> reporter: they disagreed on virtually everything. from syria, to medicare. >> now, they have a new plan. trust me. it's not going to cost you anymore. folks, follow your instincts on this. >> they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar, turning medicare into a piggy bank for obama care. >> reporter
? >> why if you take advantage of a tax break and you are a corporation, you are a smart businessman but if you take advantage of something that you need not to be hungry, you are a moocher? >> even foreign policy? >> it appears the foreign policy is to go into the middle east and buy friends. does that work? >> yeah, we can buy friends. >> i think it works. >> there are moments you will likely see in the presidential debate? >> you just begrudged -- >> this is nothing but begrudging! >> one major snafu of the night, some had difficulty streaming the debate live. there was so much d overloaded the servers. >> this whole idea is insanity. >> your site is more broken than america. >> the 2012 will soon be followed by the refund 2012. >> hopefully they were able to raise a little money because half the proceeds went to charity. >> the reviews have not been kind. reuters said the night consisted of less than thought provoking part suns who arrived marinated, and i missed it. it was good to see those guys come together like that. they had fun with it. >> exactly. >> i don't think anybody
. the attack on the consulate and tax cuts and building the middle class. >> you detected my frustration with their attitude about the american people. my friend says that 30% of the american people are tinkers. >> 23 million are struggling for work, 1 5% are in poverty. this is not what a recovery looks like. >> this was the one and only debate. the president and the governor meet for their second debate coming up on tuesday. >>> it is now 6:06. you are looking now at the scene from yesterday a house fire in baltimore that claimed the lives of five people. four children. this a heartbreaking story when you see this scene this morning as people came overnight paying their respects and coping with one another and helping the family pick up the pieces. a live look from baltimore. and we have more on the story a community is coming together to help the family in their time of need. >> they are trying to comfort one another and trying to figure out and make sense out of this. >> a group turned tout remember a grandmother and children killed in the early morning fire. right now there is a m
$300 of unused cards. lastly instead of waiting for the huge refund on the tax return adjust your with holdings. >> that's your money. that's money that the government is giving back to you in the spring but why let the irs keep it? you can be saving orrin vesting this money or spending on worthwhile adventures. >> you can see about $500 with in the next two months by filing a new [inaudible]. >> home warrants have become almost standard with home sales, more than 75% now include a warranty. why it may not always be worth it so you don't waste your money. >> if you want peace of mind a home warranty sounds like a smart move. protect you from the high cost major repairs such as water heater failure for just a few dollars a month. for some that vanishes the first time they try to use it. joe and leslie didn't want any surprise when is they bought a 25-year-old house. they spent $400 on a home warranty. when the furnace went out. >> they wouldn't cover it. >> they wouldn't. >> reporter: the gas valves weren't covered by the warranty. then when their garage door opener went out
are phony, neither doctors nor patients have incentive to keep costs down and tax policies keep insurance for health tied to job status, which is crazy. we got to get the government, that market functioning again and get the government out of health care, repealing obama care, yes, but that's only the first step. >> mark, coming in, running for libertarian and congress, district 8, thank you so much for coming in this morning. >> it's my pressure. more information can be found on abc2news.com to see the interview and others, find it on abc2news.com. vote tuesday, november 6th. >>> more local candidate interviews everyday up to the elections that's it for abc2 news at 6:00. thank you for joining us tonight. >> just a quick o's update at the bottom of the 5th, 1-0 new york. we will watch it all night, stay tuned to abc2news.com. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll cr
to the iraq war, and children's television is on the house. >> reporter: to taxes. >> why is it that if you take advantage of a tax break and you're a corporation, you're a smart businessman. but if you take advantage of something that you need to not be hungry, you're a moocher. >> reporter: and even foreign policy. >> it appears that the american foreign policy has been to go into the middle east and try to buy friends. does that ever work? >> yeah, we can buy friends. >> i think it works. >> reporter: there were moments you'll likely never see in the presidential debate. >> you just begrudged -- >> no, no, no. >> you've been begrudging all night. >> no. >> this is nothing but begrudging. >> reporter: here's their advice for bridging the bipartisan divide in congress. one major snafu of the night, some viewers had difficulties streaming the debate live. >> let me ask you this -- >> reporter: there was so much demand, it overloaded the servers. >> this whole idea is insanity. >> reporter: prompting tweets like this. "your site is more broken than america." "the rumble 2012 will soon be fol
refund on the tax returns in the spring, adjust withholdings that could save you money, too. >> that's your money. that's money that of course the government is giving back in the spring but why let the irs hold onto it all year. you can save or investing the money or earning interest along the way or spending on worthwhile ventures such as holiday gifts. >> see $500 within the next two months by simply filing a new w- 4 at work. >>> stay with us, are you thinking about cooking eggs? a lot of you are. it's a great breakfast meal. but you might not want to do it because they couldn't be cracked up to what they say they are. we will tell you how some say the healthiest benefits might not be from that breakfast. and also ahead this morning, criticism over sugary sodasintensifies and some beverage are rolling out vending machines that will put calorie counts at your fingertips. >>> be a we have been -- and we have been watching temperatures and in baltimore it's 48 degrees. we are seeing temperatures at 52 in annapolis and if you want to see what's going on with the radar, you can see th
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where everybody gets a fair shot? and governor romney's prescription is that if we cut taxes by $5 trillion, skewed towards the wealthy, and we roll back regulations that i've put in place, that the economy is going to grow. and i disagree with that. >> reporter: your supporters have been saying, this wasn't a bad night. he didn't show up. >> it just looked like, to me, he really didn't want to be there. his mind wasn't on it. he didn't want to engage. >> reporter: this is legendary democratic strategist james carville. >> well, as i've said, you know, there's no doubt that i can make a better case. which is why i'm so looking forward to tuesday. >> reporter: but again, why did it happen? al gore said, was it the altitude? >> you know, the -- i'm not going to speculate on that. >> reporter: no lesson learned from it? >> well, i do think one lesson learned is just to make sure that people understand how much is at stake and how deeply i care about it. >> reporter: but we asked the president if he's second-guessing himself after that debate. >> i played a lot of sports when i was a k
been faced with a lot of protests over austerity measures and tax hikes but this protest doesn't end the way we usually see them. take a look at this video from neptune plaza. as you can see here you have thousands of protesters rallying but notice how they're surrounding the police and watch what the police are doing. the police are retreating. >> sure. they've found themselves in a pretty precarious situation. there's thousands of people coming at them. they don't have any protective shields or helmets or anything like that. >> they don't have a lot of protection and a lot of numbers. they are completely outnumbered by the protesters, but as you can see, they're just following them back to their police van but nobody's throwing molotov cocktails. they're just chanting. they were chanting united people will never be defeated. >>> it's "right this minute" prank time. this one was uploaded to our rightthisminute.com my channel feature by one of our viewers. this guy chris is about to prank his friend jason who's inside the room asleep. >> spraying him down with fabreeze. >> nathan was
is that -- if we cut taxes by $5 trillion, skewed toward the wealthy and roll back regulations that i have put in place, some how the economy is going to grow. i fundamentally disagree with that. >> your supporters say this wasn't a bad night. you didn't show up. >> it just looked li eed like t didn't want to be there, his mind wasn't on it, he dent want to engage. >> this is legendary strategist james carville. >> as i said there is no doubt that i can make a better case, which is why i am so looking forward to tuesday. >> again, why did it happen? al gore said was it the altitude? >> you know -- i am not going to speculate on that. >> a lesson learned from it? >> i do think one lesson learned is to make sure that people understand how much is at stake and how deeply i care about it. >> we asked the president if he is second guessing himself after that debate? >> i played a lot o sports when i was a kid and still do. if you have a bad game you just move on you. look forward to the next one. it makes you that much more determined. the difference between this and sports is -- that -- the stakes
is actually four weeks from today. he improved his status and pretty much everything from september from taxes, medicare, jobs, women. >> and the, the jobs including question who would handle the e kb e -- economy better. everyone's number one issue. sliding up in that arena that bodes very, very well. >> we have to wait to wednesday to get the true breadth, predebate, debate and numbers, post jobs report numbers to come out. i think that will be fleshd out. >> some analysts say joe biden is feeling the heat. he need a strong debate. we'll see. >>> romney took on foreign policy yesterday in a speech at virginia military institute. he blasted current u.s. policy in syria arguing we should partner with other countries to help on the rebels to defeat assad. romney said america much take a larger, stronger rolen global politics. >> our friend and allies across the globe don't want less american leadership. >> romney criticized the obama administration for failing to declare at take on the u.s. consulate in libya a terrorist attack. >>> with his opponent surging in the polls, president obama is cam
, to help one another. >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, also seeking to mock mitt romney for his pledge to eliminate funding for pbs, by portraying him in a tv ad, by personally going after big bird. the ad says, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. >>> diane sawyer and i will have live coverage of the next big debate. the v.p. candidates go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. a ninth death is being reported in tennessee. in all, 105 cases in the 9 states you see highlighted there, are being linked to contaminated steroid shots. as many as 13,000 people may be at-risk. the shots came from a massachusetts pharmacy that mixes medications. there's a growing push to subject those pharmacies to
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